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Things To Do On Holiday In Germany

Apr 24, 2008
Germany is becoming more and more popular with families on vacation staying in self catering apartments and holiday villas. Germany is situated in Central Europe. The country is bordered by Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, Poland and Belgium.

Sun lovers flock to Germany in the summer months and many choose to stay in a luxury villa with a swimming pool. In the winter months, it is extremely popular with winter sport enthusiasts, holiday rentals are available to rent in all of the major ski resorts from ski chalets to self catering apartments.

There are a vast number of cities in Germany which can be of interest to tourists. The capital city of Berlin offers a variety of things for tourists to indulge in. While there you can stay in one of the many luxury self catering apartments or holiday villas in the capital. This city is well known for the historical past of Germany.

The Berlin wall is the most famous historical site in Berlin. Many tourists rent a luxury villa or holiday apartment and use this as a base to explore the local culture and night life. The lively and vigorous night life in Germany attracts thousands of tourists every year. Cafes, bars and clubs are filled with people every night. You can experience the real Berlin life by indulging in one of the many walking tours. The local guides help to teach us all about the city and country.

Frankfurt is yet another famous city in Germany. It is situated in the central state Hesse of Germany. This is famous for two things, the international airport and its futuristic skyline. The city is famous for the large number of museums it has. The district possesses the highest number of museums in the city. You can see diversified exhibitions in these museums that have stunning architectures.

Tourists visiting the country around June can experience the famous Kieler Woche festival. This week long festival takes place at the harbor of Kiel. Ships and boats come from all over the world to take part in this event. You can see the oldest to the newest ships of Germany in this parade. Military ships, sailing crafts and old tall ships can also be seen by millions. There are many holiday homes and self catering apartments to rent nearby.

Rhine in Flames is yet another famous festival in Germany. The festival takes place once a month in various cities. The event combines festival, fireworks and music. People gather at the banks of Rhine River with food and drink to watch the magnificent fireworks. The ship parade also accompanies the firework festival.

Munich is the third largest city in the country and capital of Bavaria. The city is famous for the Oktoberfest festival. This beer and wine festival takes place in October in Munich every year. Whenever people think of this festival they think of huge glasses of wine, mouth watering sausages, women wearing dirndls and men wearing Lederhosen. Millions of people visit Munich during the festival. This is one festival well worth visiting. Near to here are many holiday homes available to rent direct from the holiday home owner.
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Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It is one of the fastest growing on line holiday home rental websites.To see an example of why Direct Holiday Bookings is growing so rapidly have a look at Holiday Villa Rentals in Germany
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